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🇬🇧 Flashback Friday no 3: Hiking from Kalaw to Inle Lake

English posts, Flashback Friday, Myanmar /

Perfect place for lunch on our hike from Kalaw. Hiking from Kalaw Kalaw in Myanmar is a charming little mountain village where many hikes start from. We chose a 2 night hike to Inle Lake opting for a less traveled hiking route. There’s a special golden light in the mountains that make the colors stand …

🇬🇧 4 great gifts for people who love to travel

English posts, Planning /

It’s almost Christmas time and I’ve put together a little wish list. What’s on your travel wish list? The company Christmas tree. Quality luggage When I travel with my friend Nina her luggage always malfunctions. In New York one wheel fell off her trolley, in Myanmar her giant backpack ripped open and was held together …

🇬🇧 Winter swimming and “hygge” in Denmark

English posts, Travel guides /

This weekend I’m on a family trip to Søndervig in western Denmark. All 4 generations have gathered to celebrate my grandmother’s birthday. Danish hygge Søndervig is mostly a summer destination but during winter it’s still very pretty. After a 6 km walk my cousin hosted a quiz and a beer tasting with 13 Christmas beers. …

🇬🇧 Flashback Friday no 1: Wonderful temples in Bagan

English posts, Flashback Friday, Myanmar /

Why you should go If you’ve read my ultimate travel guide you know why this isn’t a travel guide but a post meant to inspire wanderlust – always check when the author visited the country, the post might be outdated. I traveled to Myanmar in January 2014 with my friend Nina and we visited Myanmar …

🇬🇧 How to live like a princess in Prague

Czech Republic, English posts, Spa, Travel guides /

Normally I prefer a hotel to have a minimalist design but last weekend I stayed at a hotel which had chandeliers, gold and flowers everywhere and I totally loved it! The Alchymist grand hotel and spa combines the rococo style with attentive service and an underground spa into an amazing experience. Imagine living like a …